Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1203968436Here’s one judge who isn’t going to let a potentially dangerous criminal walk: Judge Michael Coyne ordered the man who allegedly opened fire at Aria on Saturday night held on $1 million cash bail, doubling the prosecutor’s request. []

There goes our stimulus check: Gas prices are up 9 cents a gallon in Massachusetts. [WBZ]

Don’t blame us. We voted for Sox the Giraffe: Incumbent candidate Kiki the Gorilla was voted president of the Franklin Park Zoo. [Herald]

But here we demand a recount: No Boston-area hospitals made the’s list of the Top 50 hospitals in America. [WCVB]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

Hollywood goes and spoils our fun: The stars were generally well-dressed at last night’s Oscars.

But there is bad fashion to be had: Bostonista found the saddest wedding dress of them all at Friday’s Running of the Brides.

Our Hawaiian sweet potato project turns sour: We find out that we didn’t need to get them shipped from the islands to get our fix.